The Best TV Shows from 1976

Below is our top ten list of the best TV shows which first started broadcasting in 1976.

10. Charlie’s Angels

Charlie%27s%20AngelsFirst Aired: 21 March, 1976

Charlie’s Angels is a TV series starring Kate Jackson, Farrah Fawcett, and Jaclyn Smith. A wealthy mystery man named Charlie runs a detective agency via a speakerphone and his personal assistant, John Bosley. His detectives are…

9. Three’s Company

Three%27s%20CompanyFirst Aired: 15 March, 1977

Three’s Company is a TV series starring John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt, and Suzanne Somers. The misadventures of two women and one man living in one apartment and their neighbors.

8. The Bionic Woman

The%20Bionic%20WomanFirst Aired: 14 January, 1976

The Bionic Woman is a TV series starring Lindsay Wagner, Richard Anderson, and Martin E. Brooks. After fully recovering from her nearly fatal bout of bionic rejection, Jaime Sommers, the first female cyborg, is assigned to spy…

7. The Muppet Show

The%20Muppet%20ShowFirst Aired: 29 January, 1976

The Muppet Show is a TV series starring Jim Henson, Frank Oz, and Richard Hunt. Kermit the Frog and his fellow Muppets put on a vaudeville show at their theatre, bringing in a famous celebrity to help out for each episode.

6. Laverne & Shirley

Laverne%20%26%20ShirleyFirst Aired: 27 January, 1976

Laverne & Shirley is a TV series starring Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, and David L. Lander. The misadventures of two single women in the 1950s and ’60s.

5. Quincy M.E.

Quincy%20M.E.First Aired: 03 October, 1976

Quincy M.E. is a TV series starring Jack Klugman, John S. Ragin, and Robert Ito. The cases of a coroner who investigates suspicious deaths that usually suggest murder.

4. The Sylvester & Tweety Show

The%20Sylvester%20%26%20Tweety%20ShowFirst Aired: 11 September, 1976

The Sylvester & Tweety Show is a TV series starring Mel Blanc, June Foray, and Daws Butler. A pitiful cat with a pronounced lisp spends his time trying to catch and eat a little yellow canary, who always seems to outsmart his wicked…

3. Open All Hours

Open%20All%20HoursFirst Aired: 20 February, 1976

Open All Hours is a TV series starring Ronnie Barker, David Jason, and Lynda Baron. Arkwright is a miserly and eccentric shopkeeper with a stammer, who longs to marry his lifelong love Nurse Gladys. He runs a small town grocery…

2. I, Claudius

I%2C%20ClaudiusFirst Aired: 20 September, 1976

I, Claudius is a TV mini-series starring Derek Jacobi, John Hurt, and Siân Phillips. The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers.

1. Sybil

SybilFirst Aired: 14 November, 1976

Sybil is a TV mini-series starring Joanne Woodward, Sally Field, and Brad Davis. A young woman whose childhood was so harrowing to her that she developed sixteen different personalities is treated by a doctor.